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Maryland man sentenced for falsifying firearms dealer records

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jarrud Michael Dixon, of New Market, Maryland, was sentenced today to one year probation for falsifying a record during a gun purchase, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Dixon, age 29, made a false statement on a firearms transaction record to purchase a .223 caliber pistol and an A-15 assault rifle in March 2014. He pled guilty to one count of “False Statement in Firearms Dealer Records” in February 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided. 

Updated July 31, 2019

Firearms Offenses